# [OS X TeX] From Times to CM

Josep M.Font jmfont at inicia.es
Sat Apr 3 16:49:24 EST 2004

```El 03 abr 2004, a las 14:44, Bruno Voisin escribió:

> Le 3 avr. 04, à 13:21, Josep M.Font a écrit :
>
>> The questions: How can I use a specific typeface of the CM family in
>> a particular place of a document with \usepackage{times} ? Is there a
>> global switch that would allow to keep \textsf{}, etc. ? Can it be
>> done with a strictly local font-changing command ?
>
> It's not quite a complete answer to your question, but I'm in a rush:
> the times package is deprecated in the current PSNFSS setup, you've
> got to use separate packages for the serif, sans serif and monospaced
> fonts:
>
> - For the serif font, you can use mathptmx for Times and mathpazo for
> Palatino. It will select the serif font only, and create a matching
> set of math fonts based on Times (resp. Palatino), Symbol and cmmi,
> cmsy, cmex.

what I needed in this situation! And I will read the doc you mention
for other, more complicated needs.

JMF

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